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Internet Arcade
by SunA
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Developed by SunA Co. Released 1988 Platform Arcade Published by SunA Co. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description Hard Head is a 2D side-scrolling platform game that puts players in the shoes of a 'Hard Head' - it's similar to Super Mario Bros. As you traverse the sixteen stages, you have to navigate through an obstacle course. You have the ability destroy blocks with your head that sometimes contain power-ups and sometimes walls have to be destroyed...
Internet Arcade
by Namco
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eye 3,991
favorite 24
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Developed by Namco Limited Released Oct, 1986 Also For Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, Wii Published by Namco Limited Perspective Side view, Top-down Narrative Horror Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Arcade, Platform Description In the year 1192, the darkness of the Minamoto clan has come and is spreading across Japan. The country is being ravaged, and only one man of the lost Heike clan can return from the depths of hell to put a stop to it. His name is Taira no Kagekiyo. The story of Genpei...
Internet Arcade
by Taito Corporation
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eye 4,043
favorite 19
comment 1
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
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favorite 19
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Legend of Hero Tonma (レジェンド・オブ・ヒーロー・トンマ) is a side scrolling platform game released by Irem to arcades in 1989. The player controls a caped hero named Tommy in his quest to rescue a princess. Tommy can cast fireballs (which can be upgraded in power) to dispatch enemies, and jump on their heads to temporarily stun them. The arcade game was later ported to the PC-Engine in 1991 and the home console's overseas equivalent, TurboGrafx-16 in 1993. The latter version...
Arcade Repair Shop
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Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Released Sep, 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, SEGA Master System, ZX Spectrum Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Crime is getting out of control in Liberty City, and to combat the problem, the LCPD establishes a new unit, called ESWAT (Enhanced Special Weapons and Tactics). Police officers who are promoted to this unit wear a cyber-suit that...
Internet Arcade
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favorite 18
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Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters is an arcade game developed by Atari Games in 1989. The game is based loosely around the campy science fiction B movies of the 1950s. It was ported for most major home computer platforms of the time. According to the introduction, Planet X is a synthetic industrial planetoid whose most notable feature is the research laboratory of the buxom and brainy Dr. Sarah Bellum. Evil aliens called Reptilons invade the planet, capture the good doctor, and force...
Internet Arcade
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Developed by Data East Corporation Released May, 1989 Platform Arcade Published by Data East Corporation Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description In Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon , the player takes the role of a cyborg who has to kill a lot of aliens. The player moves from left to right while being able to shoot and jump (by holding the joystick up, the fall time is reduced and allows to glide for a while). Defeated...
Arcade Repair Shop
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favorite 9
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Wrestle War is the name of a video game which was released in the arcades in 1989, and for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis console in 1991 in Japan, Australia, and Europe only. and was published and developed by Sega. Despite being released the same year as the National Wrestling Alliance/World Championship Wrestling's WrestleWar pay-per-view, it is not associated with any wrestling promotion. Wrestle War has also been released as part of the Sega Smash Pack. [hide]Reception Review scores...
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Internet Arcade
by Philko
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favorite 5
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Alpha Denshi Co.
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favorite 5
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Developed by Alpha Denshi Kōgyō Co., Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Published by Alpha Denshi Kōgyō Co., Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description Kairos has kidnapped children and trapped them in mirrors inside his castle. The player takes the role of Mac in his quest so save them. The main portion of the game is spend with walking through the castle and fighting Kairo's...
Internet Arcade
by Namco
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eye 1,279
favorite 7
comment 0
Developed by Namco Limited Released 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, NES, Wii U, ZX Spectrum Published by Namco Limited Perspective Side view Genre Action, Sports Sport Skateboarding Description Simple side-scrolling game, where you play a skater who has to pass a set of obstacles in order to reach the end of the level. You can skate up or down in the screen, or even jump, to be safe from the pipes you encounter on the way. As the game progresses, obstacles are more frequent...
Internet Arcade
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favorite 10
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Developed by Atari Games Corporation Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Published by Atari Games Corporation Perspective Top-down Genre Racing / Driving Setting Post-Apocalyptic Description Badlands continued the Super Sprint lineage, but moved the game into a futuristic post-apocalyptic setting. The races consist of 3 souped-up cars toughing it out over 4 laps on one of the 8 tracks, which are viewed from above. Two human players can take part, but...
Internet Arcade
by Irem
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eye 2,891
favorite 18
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XMultiply (エックスマルチプライ EkkusuMaruchipurai) is a side-scrolling shooter published by Irem, and similar in style to their earlier R-Type. In 1998 the game was released with Image Fight as a one-disc doublebill on PlayStation and Sega Saturn. Story The game centers around an unusual alien invasion against a colony planet in the year 2249—the aliens themselves are microscopic creatures that invade, infect, and kill the colonists. Scientists have deployed the microscopic fighter...
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Internet Arcade
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favorite 12
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Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1989 Platform Arcade Published by Data East USA, Inc. Gameplay Fighting Genre Action Setting Fantasy Description This is a mythologically-themed gladiator game with simple controls, allowing players to move left and right, jump, and attack. Players choose one of two human fighters, who must overcome eight terrifying and monstrous fantastic opponents (eg. dragon, wizard, scorpion-man) in the ring to win a tournament and rule the kingdom for one year....
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Internet Arcade
by Alpha Denshi Co.
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eye 1,845
favorite 9
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Alpha Denshi Co.
software
eye 2,510
favorite 16
comment 0
Developed by Alpha Denshi Kōgyō Co., Ltd. Released 1987 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PlayStation 3, PSP, SEGA Master System Published by SNK Corporation Perspective Bird's-eye view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Visual 2D scrolling Description You are a Time Soldier, who is asked to rescue five warriors from different time periods: Sirius in the "Primitive Age", Laplace in the "Age of Rome", Dymos in "The World Wars", Alpha in the "Age...
Internet Arcade
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favorite 9
comment 0
Developed by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Released 1989 Also For Windows, Xbox 360 Published by Konami, Inc. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description M.I.A.: Missing in Action is a sequel to Rush'n Attack (or Green Beret ), featuring the same type of action. You control a nameless soldier on a mission of rescuing prisoners of war. Armed only with a knife the soldier navigates five stages of hostile territory overcoming countless enemies. Like in...
Internet Arcade
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favorite 5
comment 1
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Arcade Repair Shop
by Sega
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eye 4,347
favorite 33
comment 1
Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Game Gear, MSX, NES, SEGA Master System, Sharp X68000, ZX Spectrum Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Alien Syndrome is a scrolling shooter arcade conversion. Your job is to run around and rescue all the captives and make it to the escape hatch before the time bomb explodes. Then face the...
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Internet Arcade
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favorite 35
comment 1
Willow is a 1989 arcade game based on the 1988 film of the same name. The evil witch queen Bavmorda is after the holy baby of the lands, Elora Danan, intent on destroying her. A young peaceful wizard called Willow Ufgood was selected to protect Elora. Later on, a brave warrior named Madmartigan joins Willow to fight the enemy rival General Kael. The arcade version of the game belongs to the platform genre. It has six stages, some where Willow plays his part, others where Madmartigan plays his...
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Internet Arcade
by Taito
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eye 4,471
favorite 24
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Developed by Taito Corporation Released 1989 Platform Arcade Published by Taito Corporation Perspective Behind view Genre Action Misc Licensed Gameplay Shooter Description Rambo III on arcade is a different game than Rambo III on consoles or the home releases - it's a pseudo-3D third person rail shooter, similar to G.I. Joe on arcade or Space Harrier . The game is based on the famous movie - the player controls Rambo (while the second player controls Colonel Trautman), who is always running,...
Internet Arcade
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Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TurboGrafx CD, ZX Spectrum Published by Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Perspective Side view Setting China (Ancient/Imperial), Historical Events Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description Originating in the arcades, Dynasty Wars is a beat-em-up set during the Three Kingdoms Era of the Chinese history, and is, more specifically, based on the Tenchi o Kurau manga adaptation...
Internet Arcade
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World Grand Prix (ザ・サーキット, "The Circuit") is a 1986 Sega Master System video game. During the course of the game, the player uses a Formula One style car. He or she has to drive the car as quickly as possible while navigating through turns and other vehicles on the road.[4] A formal scoring system is not used; players are not ranked by position unlike most racing games. This kind of timekeeping would not be used in a subsequent video game until the Nintendo Family...
Arcade Repair Shop
by Sega
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eye 19,913
favorite 81
comment 3
Developed by Team Shinobi Released Aug, 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Android, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Genesis, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, SEGA Master System, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx CD, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360, Zodiac, ZX Spectrum Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler, Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description You are a hero raised from the dead by the god Zeus to rescue his...
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Internet Arcade
by Atari Games
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eye 9,048
favorite 69
comment 0
Developed by Atari Games Corporation Released 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Game Boy, NES, PlayStation 3, ZX Spectrum Published by Atari Games Corporation Perspective Top-down Setting Fantasy Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, RPG elements Visual 2D scrolling Description Gauntlet II is very similar to its predecessor . Up to four players (a wizard, a warrior, an elf, and a valkyrie) make their way through various mazes, collect treasures and magic potions, and fend...
Internet Arcade
by Williams
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eye 9,716
favorite 23
comment 1
Bubbles is an arcade video game developed by Williams Electronics and released in 1982. It is an action game that features two-dimensional (2D) graphics. The player uses a joystick to control a bubble in a kitchen sink. The object is to progress through levels by cleaning the sink while avoiding enemies. Development was handled by John Kotlarik and Python Anghelo. Kotlarik desired to create a non-violent game inspired by Pac-Man. Anghelo designed the game's artwork and scenario as well as a...
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Internet Arcade
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Shadow Dancer (シャドー・ダンサー) is a side-scrolling action game produced by Sega originally released as an arcade game in 1989. It is the second arcade game in the Shinobi series, following the original Shinobi itself. The game was developed on the Sega System 18 motherboard hardware. Home versions were released for the Master System and various home computers. A loose adaptation was also developed for the Mega Drive/Genesis titled Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi. A terrorist...
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Topic: Sega
Internet Arcade
by Atari Games
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eye 12,982
favorite 20
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Blasteroids is one of the sequels to the original 1979 shoot 'em up video game Asteroids. It was developed by Atari Games (which later became Midway Games West) and released as a coin-operated game in 1987, and in 1989 by Image Works for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64/128, MSX, MS-DOS PC, and ZX Spectrum. The gameplay for the game is basically the same as for the original; the player (or players in case of a 2-player game) controls a spaceship viewed from "above" in a 2D...
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Internet Arcade
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R-Type II (アール・タイプ II Āru Taipu tsu) is a horizontal scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Irem in 1989. It is the second game in the R-Type series. The game is the sequel to R-Type, which was first released as an arcade game in 1987 and profoundly influenced later shooting games with its charge shots, unique weaponry, and grotesque enemies. Hudson Soft ported the later 4 levels of the original R-Type to the PC Engine with the title R-Type II, but the Hudson...
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Topic: Irem
Internet Arcade
by Technōs Japan
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favorite 62
comment 6
WWF Superstars is an arcade game manufactured by Technōs Japan and released in 1989. It is the first WWF arcade game to be released. A series of unrelated games with the same title were released by LJN for the original Game Boy. Technōs followed the game with the release of WWF WrestleFest in 1991. Features The game features some of the signature moves and trademark mannerisms of the wrestlers in the game. There are also cut scenes featuring Ted DiBiase, André the Giant and Virgil. Mean Gene...
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Internet Arcade
by Irem
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comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Sesame Japan
software
eye 235,967
favorite 8
comment 0
Vastar is a 1983's arcade game. It's the only known game released by Sesame Japan Corporation company. (Vastar is also the name of a small M42 mount camera lens produced by Will Wetzlar.) History In the year 2956 A.D., a fighting robot named Vastar was developed by scientists in order to protect Earth from the Galaxy Empire. The game's history is set in a post-apocalyptic Earth. In some points of the game, it can be seen ruins of the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore and the Rapa Nui (famous...
Internet Arcade
by Irem
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eye 237,170
favorite 3
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Developed by Irem Corp. Released 1983 Platform Arcade Published by Irem Corp. Perspective Behind view Sport Sailing / Boating Genre Racing / Driving, Sports Gameplay Arcade Description Tropical Angel is a game about water-skiing in a dangerous environment. The player controls a female water-skier who needs to complete several courses (called 'tests' in-game) before time expires. Each course is divided into six parts separated by gates (checkpoints). The courses are littered with rocks which,...
Internet Arcade
by Epos Corporation
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eye 245,759
favorite 2
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Sigma Enterprises Inc.
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eye 251,157
favorite 4
comment 1
Released 1981 Also For Arcadia 2001 Published by Sigma Enterprises, Inc. Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Spiders is a 2D shoot'em up, similar to Space Invaders or Galaga . The player controls a ship and fights against waves of spiders. The gameplay is typical for fixed screen shooters. The player's ship is at the bottom of the screen, can move left or right, and shoots enemies appearing from the top...
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Internet Arcade
by Senko Industries (Magic Eletronics Inc. license)
software
eye 250,760
favorite 1
comment 0
Developed by Senko Industries Released 1985 Platform Arcade Published by Magic Electronics, Inc. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Special Forces: Kung Fu Commando is a 2D side-scrolling shooter game. The player controls a black-bearded commando with characteristic mohawk, who assaults an embassy occupied by terrorists to rescue hostages. The commando has a gun with infinite ammunition, must eliminate various terrorist-opponents, and shoot deadly grenades...
Internet Arcade
by Universal
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eye 251,517
favorite 2
comment 1
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
by Atari Games
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eye 261,770
favorite 40
comment 1
Toobin' is an Atari Games video game originally released as an arcade game in 1988 and is based on the recreational sport tubing. In the game, you play as the main characters Bif or Jet, guiding them through many winding rivers on an innertube. Gameplay The player competes in a river race against the computer or another player. The player's score increases by swishing the gates, hitting other characters with cans, collecting hidden letters to spell Toobin', and collecting treasures. Players try...
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Internet Arcade
by Bally/Sente
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eye 253,317
favorite 4
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics license)
software
eye 259,034
favorite 18
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Shinkai Inc. (Magic Eletronics Inc. license)
software
eye 261,497
favorite 3
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Williams / Vid Kidz
software
eye 258,337
favorite 44
comment 3
Stargate is an arcade game released in 1981 by Williams Electronics. Created by Eugene Jarvis, it is a sequel to the 1980 game Defender, and was the first of only three productions from Vid Kidz, an independent development house formed by Jarvis and Larry DeMar. This video game has no connection to the subsequent Stargate franchise that began 13 years later. Legal issues The game is also known as Defender Stargate and Defender II. The latter name was used in home video game releases, due to...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 274,068
favorite 50
comment 3
Space Harrier (スペースハリアー Supēsu Hariā) is a third-person rail shooter game, released by Sega in 1985. It was produced by Yu Suzuki, responsible for many popular Sega games. It spawned several sequels: Space Harrier 3-D (1988), Space Harrier II (1988), and the spin-off Planet Harriers (2000). Space Harrier was originally made for the arcades, and later saw ports to many home game systems. Space Harrier's release on the Sega Master System is notable, as there were two versions:...
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Internet Arcade
by Gottlieb (Taitel license)
software
eye 272,355
favorite 6
comment 2
Developed by D. Gottlieb & Co. Released 1983 Platform Arcade Published by D. Gottlieb & Co. Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description A space shooter with a twist: instead of the usual fare of invading aliens or hostile ships, you face off against actual planets, complete with projectile moons and a chip on their shoulder. As each attack wave begins, the pissed-off celestial bodies zoom in from afar,...
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Internet Arcade
software
eye 280,499
favorite 30
comment 1
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Internet Arcade
by Irem (Williams license)
software
eye 277,867
favorite 10
comment 0
Developed by Irem Corp. Released Jul, 1983 Also For NES, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, SG-1000 Published by Williams Electronics, Inc. Perspective Behind view, Top-down Vehicular Motorcycle, Street Racing Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade, Vehicle Simulator Description In a game reminiscent of both Road Fighter and Rally Bike , the player takes control of a motorcyclist who's in a race to be the first to traverse the United States from the west to the east coast, starting in Los Angeles...
Internet Arcade
by Game Plan (Centuri license)
software
eye 276,812
favorite 4
comment 0
Megatack is an arcade game published by Taiyo System in 1980. Each wave consists of two rounds. The first round pits you against descending "space monsters", while the second consists of "space rings" that grow in size if you don't shoot them first and try to absorb your ship. Completing both rounds takes you to the next wave. Other machines made by Taiyo System during the time period Megatack was produced include Tora Tora, Intruder, Enigma II, Kaos, and Pot Of Gold.
Internet Arcade
by Universal
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eye 276,982
favorite 1
comment 1
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Software Library: Macintosh
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175
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636,779
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A collection of emulated software for the early Macintosh computer, created by Apple as the successor to the Apple II series. Simple, powerful and a new path in computing, the Macintosh's graphics-based operating system changed the face of computing permanently.
Classic PC Games
by Taito
software
eye 731
favorite 2
comment 0
BUST-A-MOVE 2 is the lightning-quick, ultra-intense, 100% addictive, arcade puzzler that's gonna grab you and never let go! As the balls descend, you're gonna need sharp eyes and quick reflexes to match 3 or more balls and pop them...fast! Insane two-player action pits you against an opponent in a race to bust or be busted!!
Topics: DOS games, Windows games, Vintage computer games, Strategy games
Console Library: Sega SG-1000
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74
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48,265
VIEWS
by Sega
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The SG-1000 (エスジー・セン Esujī Sen?), which stands for Sega Game 1000, was a cartridge-based video game console manufactured by Sega. This system marked Sega's first entry into the home video game hardware business, and while the system was not popular, it provided the basis for the more successful Master System. The SG-1000 was first released to the Japanese market on July 15, 1983. Incidentally, this is exactly the same day that Nintendo's Family Computer was released. The console...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 2600
by Activision
software
eye 7,289
favorite 21
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To read the manual for this game, click here . Pitfall II: Lost Caverns is a platforming video game originally released for the Atari 2600 video game console in 1984. It is the sequel to the popular Pitfall!. Both games were designed and written by David Crane and published by Activision. The star of the games is Pitfall Harry, an 8-bit jungle explorer. The game's plot was later remade loosely into Super Pitfall. The original Pitfall! has Harry exploring a jungle, collecting treasures, and...
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ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 2600
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Click here to view the manual to this game. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is a scrolling shooter video game published by Parker Brothers in 1982 for the Atari 2600 and in 1983 for the Mattel Intellivision. It was the first Star Wars video game. In the game, the player controls a snowspeeder to battle against Imperial AT-AT walkers on the planet Hoth. The goal is to hold off the walkers as long as possible before they blow up the power generator at the Rebels' Echo Base. The difficulty...
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ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 2600
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Click here to view the manual to this game. Frogger is an arcade game introduced in 1981. It was developed by Konami, and licensed for worldwide distribution by Sega/Gremlin. The object of the game is to direct frogs to their homes one by one. To do this, each frog must avoid cars while crossing a busy road and navigate a river full of hazards. Skillful players may obtain some bonuses along the way. The game is regarded as a classic from the golden age of video arcade games and was noted for...
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ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 2600
by Activision
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eye 43,044
favorite 60
comment 6
Click here to view the manual to this game. River Raid is a scrolling shooter video game designed and developed by Carol Shaw, and published by Activision in 1982 for the Atari 2600 video game console. Activision later ported the title to the Atari 5200, ColecoVision, and Intellivision game consoles, as well as to the Commodore 64, IBM PCjr, MSX, ZX Spectrum, and Atari 8-bit family home computers. Viewing from a top-down perspective, the player flies a fighter jet over the River of No Return in...
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ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 2600
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eye 60,543
favorite 99
comment 10
Pitfall! is a video game released by Activision for the Atari 2600 in 1982. It is the second best-selling game made for the Atari 2600 (after Pac-Man), with over 4 million copies sold. The player must maneuver a character (Pitfall Harry) through a maze-like jungle in an attempt to recover 32 treasures in a 20-minute time period. Along the way, he must negotiate numerous hazards, including pits, quicksand, rolling logs, fire, rattlesnakes, scorpions, and crocodiles. Harry may jump over or...
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Epoch Super Cassette Vision
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31
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46,015
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The Epoch Cassette Vision (カセットビジョン Kasetto Bijon?) was a video game console made by Epoch and released in Japan on July 30, 1981. The console used cartridges and it has the distinction of being the first successful programmable console video game system to be made in Japan. The system retailed for 13,500 yen, with games going for 4,000. It is believed, though not confirmed, that Sega and/or SNK made games for the Cassette Vision. Its graphics were less refined than the Atari...
Mattel Aquarius
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13
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5,177
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by Mattel
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Aquarius is a home computer designed by Radofin and released by Mattel in 1983. It features a Zilog Z80 microprocessor, a rubber chiclet keyboard, 4K of RAM, and a subset of Microsoft BASIC in ROM. It connects to a television set for audio and visual output, and uses a cassette tape recorder for secondary data storage. A limited number of peripherals, such as a 40-column thermal printer, a 4-color printer/plotter, and a 300 baud modem, were released for the unit. Looking to compete in the...
Emerson Arcadia Library
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58
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97,224
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The Emerson Arcadia 2001 is a second-generation 8-bit console released by Emerson Radio Corp in 1982 following the release of ColecoVision. It was discontinued only 18 months later, with a total of 35 games having been released. Emerson licensed the Arcadia 2001 to Bandai which released it in Japan, and over 30 Arcadia clones exist. The Arcadia is much smaller than its contemporary competitors and is powered by a standard 12-volt power supply so it can be used in a boat or a vehicle. This...
The Fairchild Channel F
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45
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49,453
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The Fairchild Channel F is a game console released by Fairchild Semiconductor in November 1976 at the retail price of $169.95 (equivalent to $700 in 2014). It has the distinction of being the first programmable ROM cartridge–based video game console, and the first console to use a microprocessor. It was launched as the Video Entertainment System, or VES, but when Atari released their VCS the next year, Fairchild renamed its machine. By 1977, the Fairchild Channel F had sold 250,000 units and...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
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122
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60,823
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The Magnavox Odyssey², known in Europe as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey² and the Philips Odyssey², and also by many other names, is a video game console released in 1978. In the early 1970s, Magnavox was an innovator in the home video game industry. They succeeded in bringing the first home video game system to market, the Odyssey, which was quickly followed by a number of later models, each with a few technological...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Master System
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557
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217,253
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eye 217,253
The Master System (マスターシステム Masutā Shisutemu?), often called the Sega Master System or SMS, is an 8-bit third-generation video game console that was manufactured by Sega. It was originally released in 1985 as the Sega Mark III in Japan and then redesigned and redesignated the Master System for release in 1986 in North America, 1987 in Europe and Japan, and 1989 in Brazil. The original Master System could play both cartridges and the credit card-sized "Sega Cards,"...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 7800
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73
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2.1M
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Originally released in June 1984, the Atari 7800 was the successor to Atari's 5200. A victim of unfortunate timing, the 7800 was released shortly before the great video game crash of 1983. Re-launched by Atari in 1986 as a competitor to the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Master System, the Atari 7800 was backwards compatible with original Atari 2600 titles. In 2009, IGN chose the 7800 to be their 17th best video game console of all time. They justified this relatively low ranking...
Topics: Atari 7800, Console, Atari, 7800
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Bally Astrocade
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The Astrocade is a second generation video game console and simple computer system designed by a team at Midway, the videogame division of Bally. It was marketed only for a limited time before Bally decided to exit the market. The rights were later picked up by a third-party company, who re-released it and sold it until around 1983. The Astrocade is particularly notable for its very powerful graphics capabilities for the time of release, and for the difficulty in accessing those capabilities....
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Coleco Colecovision
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234
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96,835
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The ColecoVision is Coleco Industries' second generation home video game console, which was released in August 1982. The ColecoVision offered near-arcade-quality graphics and gaming style along with the means to expand the system's basic hardware. Released with a catalog of 12 launch titles, with an additional 10 games announced for 1982, approximately 145 titles in total were published as ROM cartridges for the system between 1982 and 1984. Coleco licensed Nintendo's Donkey Kong as the...
Internet Arcade
by Universal
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eye 286,736
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Internet Arcade
by Game Plan
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eye 289,729
favorite 2
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
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eye 325,495
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Pengo (ペンゴ) is an arcade game developed by Coreland and published by Sega in 1982. The player controls Pengo, a red penguin that resides in the Antarctic. The game takes place in an overhead maze made of ice blocks, where Pengo fights the patrolling, blob-like Sno-Bees. The objective of the game is for Pengo to survive a series of rounds by eliminating all Sno-Bees, while amassing bonuses by bringing together the three diamonds dispersed in the maze. The player uses a joystick and a...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
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eye 327,801
favorite 115
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Zaxxon is a 1982 isometric shooter arcade game developed and released by Sega. Some sources claim that Japanese electronics company Ikegami Tsushinki also worked on the development of Zaxxon. The game gives the player the experience of flying a fighter craft through a fortress while shooting at enemy entities (missiles, enemy gunfire, etc.) The object of the game is to hit as many targets as possible without being shot down or running out of fuel—which can be replenished, paradoxically, by...
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Internet Arcade
by Universal
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eye 317,724
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Lady Bug is an insect-themed maze chase arcade game produced by Universal Games and released in 1981. Its gameplay was inspired by Pac-Man but with several additions to the formula, such as the ability to alter the layout of the maze through gate-shifting. The goal of Lady Bug is to eat all "flowers", hearts and letters in the maze while avoiding other insects. The player is represented by a red, yellow, and green character resembling a ladybug while the enemy insects' appearance...
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Internet Arcade
by Videa
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eye 305,036
favorite 4
comment 1
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Internet Arcade
by Century Electronics
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eye 308,062
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Hunchback is an arcade game developed by Century Electronics in 1983. The player controls Quasimodo from the Victor Hugo novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The game is set on a castle wall. The player must cross the screen from left to right avoiding obstacles in order to ring the bell at the far right. Obstacles include pits which must be swung over on a long rope, ramparts which must be jumped (some of which contain knights with spears) and flying fireballs and arrows (to be ducked or...
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Internet Arcade
by Taito America Corporation
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eye 332,539
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Jungle Hunt is a one- or two-player side-scrolling arcade platform game produced and released by Taito in 1982. It was also known as Jungle King in early releases. The player controls a jungle explorer who sports a pith helmet and a safari suit. The player must rescue his girl from a tribe of hungry cannibals. To do this, he must swing from vine to vine, survive a crocodile-infested river, jump or duck falling rocks rolling downhill, and release the girl before she "takes a dip" in...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
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eye 320,836
favorite 22
comment 1
Flicky (フリッキー) is an arcade game made by Sega. First released in arcades in 1984, Flicky was also released at the time for the SG-1000, and then ported to the MSX and Japanese computers Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-7 and NEC PC-8801. It was later ported to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1991. Flicky was designed by Yoji Ishii, who was with Sonic Team until August 1999, when he formed Artoon, his own company. Gameplay In the game, the player controls Flicky, a flightless bird who has to save...
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Internet Arcade
by Digitrex Techstar (Rock-Ola license)
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eye 320,843
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Eyes is an arcade game released in 1982 by Rock-ola. Objective The player is an eye traveling through a maze. The goal is to shoot all the dots to advance to next level. Computer eyes chase and try to shoot at the player. Shooting a computer eye will earn points and remove it from the level, but it will reappear a short time later. Being shot by a computer eye is fatal. As the game progresses, more computer eyes are added to levels and they take less time to shoot at the player. They also move...
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